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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane

    Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane
    A pilot killed himself by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in Northern California a day after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges, authorities said Tuesday Zachary Cain Stickler, 34, entered the plea on Friday in Shasta...
  • Authorities: Man facing charges intentionally crashes plane

    A pilot killed himself by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in Northern California a day after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges, authorities said Tuesday Zachary Cain Stickler, 34, entered the plea on Friday in Shasta County...
  • Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash, fire

    Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash, fire
    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a small four-passenger plane crashed in Polk County Monday afternoon. Only the pilot, 55-year-old Richard Simile of Auburn, Ala., was on board when the plane went down. Simile, who only suffered...
  • Serbia president's plane trouble caused by coffee spill

    An investigation into the sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane has shown that it was because the co-pilot spilled coffee on the instruments panel, aviation authorities said Tuesday. The investigation results show that the co-pilot...
  • Ohio crash sends authorities searching for loose cows

    A highway in northeast Ohio has reopened after authorities spent hours rounding up cattle that escaped when a tractor-trailer overturned. WKBN-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1JpIWbB ) that a tractor-trailer carrying cattle went off the side of the road, hit a...
  • Reports explain environmental impacts, cause of Antares rocket explosion

    Reports explain environmental impacts, cause of Antares rocket explosion
    Nearly six months after an Antares rocket exploded just after lift-off from Virginia's spaceport, a state environmental study is finally complete and a separate company-led investigation into the cause of the disaster is close to identifying an official...
  • Small plane crash in eastern Dominican Republic kills 7

    A small plane crashed shortly after takeoff Monday from a resort area on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, killing all seven people on board, officials said. The pilot of the single-engine Piper PA-32 had taken off from Punta Cana and was...
  • Blame the depression, not the treatment

    Blame the depression, not the treatment
    I was most disappointed in The Baltimore Sun's decision to print "Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?" (April 11). To take the horrible tragedy of Germanwings flight 9525 perpetrated by a tormented, complex individual and boil it down to it being...
  • Lawsuit: Southwest failed to respond to medical emergency

    A woman filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against Southwest Airlines, claiming crew members mistook her husband's medical emergency for unruly behavior aboard a California flight and didn't assist him. Richard Ilczyszyn, 46, was found unconscious...
  • Behind the lens of 5 iconic AP photos of the BP oil spill

    Coverage of the BP oil spill back in 2010 began as a sprint, trying to find out who had been killed and wounded in the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, and how bad the leak might get. It turned into a marathon as at least 134...
  • Body pulled from plane wreck identified as Indianapolis man

    A central Indiana coroner has confirmed the body of a man found in the wreckage of a plane a week ago was a 58-year-old Indianapolis man. Boone County Coroner Shon Hough said Sunday that he had used dental records to identify the remains of pilot Glenn...